Tag Archives: Alexander Macduff Baxter

Supreme Court 1828 – 1831

In 1819 Thomas Bigge had been sent to New South Wales by Lord Bathurst to examine the effectiveness of transportation as a deterrent to felons. He was  to investigate all aspects of the operation of the Colony, including the judicial … Continue reading

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Statutes for the years 1826-1831

From 1803 to 1825 Van Diemen’s Land was a dependency of the Colony of New South Wales. A succession of Lieutenant Governors and Commandants used General and Garrison Orders to maintain law and order at a local level. Local Justices … Continue reading

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